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happened to the holiday spirit? abc's john schriffen live tonight in columbus circle and john, you've got it all for us. good evening. >> reporter: david, good evening. all day, from shoppers, we've seen the good, the bad and the what were you thinking? when it comes to a discount, you might not believe what some people are willing to fight for. >> here we go! >> reporter: at midnight, when the gate went up, the crowd poured into this victoria's secret in tulsa. all for this. a pink shiny gift bag filled with purr fume and lotions. one of the deals that had black friday shoppers in a frenzy. from a scramble for dvds at a walmart in san diego. to this rush on a forever 21. >> people are going to get hurt! >> reporter: in massachusetts, a toddler loaded into an ambulance after he was left in a parked car at 1:30 in the morning while his caretaker went shopping at kmart. in san antonio, texas, a man tried to punch his way to the front of a line at sears. the los angeles police department deployed hundreds of extra officers and handed out shopping safety tips in local malls. >> so far, so goo
, namely ohio. president obama and mitt romney will both be in columbus today. the state has chosen the winner the last 12 presidential elections. yesterday the president was in florida, mitt romney was in pennsylvania. >> if there is anyone who wonders whether better jobs or paychecks are a thing of the past i have a clear and unequivocal message. with the right leadership, america is about to come roaring back. >> the president: it is a choice between a return to the top down policies that crashed our economy or the strong, growing middle class-based policies that getting us out of a crisis. >> reporter: the race is as close as it gets, poll shows president obama with a one point lead over mitt romney, another poll shows the two in a dead heat with 48% each. after ohio president obama travels to wisconsin and iowa. romney holding events in florida, virginia and new hampshire. >> we'll be working around the clock to bring you up to the minute election results tomorrow. at 3 p.m. join us for a special edition of abc7 news including live reports from the obama and romney campaign hea
? >> reporter: obama went to columbus, ohio, this afternoon, jay-z joining bruce springsteen on the bill. but we drove across the farmland to iowa to catch up with the campaign in des moines. here we go, crossing the mighty mississippi river from wisconsin, battleground state. into iowa, battleground state, where it all began politically for barack obama, which he needs to come through for him again this year. they were lining up to register and vote in dubuque, both sides looking for every single supporter. scott faulkner didn't vote last time. but is coming out for romney. >> felt like this time needed to make my vote count. things look like they'll be close, so time to make it happen. >> reporter: you could decide the election. >> that's right. >> reporter: the last rally of barack obama's historic political journey, the end of a long, hard and often ugly campaign on both sides, and the end of the obama era? or the start of a new chapter, a new chance for him, for them, for hope? so they've given us a souvenir to commemorate this, finish where we started. they hope they send him back to washi
. americans are going to the polls now. you see long lines this morning in columbus, ohio perhaps the key swing state. mitt romney and paul ryan are campaigning to the right now. they landed shortly after vice president biden, that's air force two making an unannounced stop this cleveland before going to chicago to join president obama tahman bradley joins us live. >> reporter: good afternoon from boston the most expensive election in history is in the hands of voters. mitt romney on the ground in ohio, hunting for last minute votes. they cast their ballots this morning hoping republicans in key swing states do the same, heading out for a final push in pennsylvania and ohio romney was brimming with confidence about his chances in the buckeye state. >> feel great about ohio. >> reporter: the romney campaign needs to overcome president obama's advantage. poll shows mr. obama a three point edge many romney tracked a large -- large crowd last night. >> your votes and your work in new hampshire will help me become the next president of the united states. >> reporter: president obama and the fi
this morning, 10 days after superstorm sandy. here's a live picture from columbus circle in new york city, you see the snow on ground there, roads look to be clear we don't see much sign of heavy winds now the nor'easter is affecting travel in the bay area 11 flights scheduled to arrive in san francisco from philadelphia, newark and new york are cancel this morning. 31 flights were cancelled yesterday. sandy victims are hunkering down again this morning. paula faris has more. >> reporter: the northeast had just begun recovering from sandy now this. heavy snowfall on top of the destruction. >> it is snowing this is like in to injury hurricane now blizzard. >> reporter: the storm is dropping wet snow, sleet and rain wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour, falling temperatures adding to the problems for those without heat and electricity. police took to the streets and urged people to take shelter. volunteers are clearing out supplies that have been collected in order to make room for people who might need shelter. new jersey issued mandatory evacuation order for several coastline communities. >> cop
. today each will rally their supporters in columbus. the president will return to his home in chicago tonight. t.j. winick joins us from chicago. >> reporter: election day may not be until tomorrow, 27 million americans have already cast their vote. a scene of how close the obama campaign believes in could be the president appeared in new hampshire, which only has four electoral votes. >> the president: we are no longer relevant now. we are props. because what has happened is now the campaign falls on these 25-year-old kids out there knocking on doors, making calls. >> reporter: he was joined by bill clinton, who mocked romney's pitch. >> don't pay too much attention to what our solutions are, just be disappointed and look at me, i look like a president. and i talk like one. and i'm telling you it is all going to be all right if you elect me. >> reporter: with one day to go, candidates crisscrossed the battle states, romney 14 stops in seven states, president obama, 14 stops in eight states. both claim victory is within reach. >> he's hoping we'll settle. americans don't settle. we bu
, columbus, ohio. >>> nightmare scenario, ron. all right, thank you. >>> well, 2012 presidential election already made history with a record number of early voters. about 46 million americans, more than one out of every three voters, cast an early ballot this year. our latest polling shows president obama has a narrow three-point lead among those who voted before today. >>> and, of course, there are also 33 senate races to be decided today in addition to the presidential race. among the highest profile races, the one in massachusetts between democrat elizabeth warren and incumbent scott brown, two former governors are facing off in virginia. a democrat, tim kaine, taking on republican george allen. in missouri, claire mccaskill faces republican todd akin. the race, remember, gained national attention after akin's comments about rape and pregnancy. >>> on top of that, several hot button social issues on the ballot for voters to decide. gay marriage is on the ballot in four states. maryland, maine, washington, and minnesota. immigration questions will be answered in several states as well i
turned out for the appearance in columbus, ohio. battle ground state many believe could decide the election. >> our fight goes on because america always does best. everybody does their fair share and plays by the same rules. that is what we believe and what you elected me in 2008 that. is why i'm running for second term of president of the united states. >> it's been a hectic day as well for mitt romney comp yaining in ohio, virginia and new hampshire after starting in orlando, florida. the republican saying the president failed to live up to his promises and urged supporters to get to polls tomorrow. >> we have one job left to, make certain everybody who is qualified to vote gets out to vote. we need every vote in florida. >> the final poll at the campaign shows president obama leading romney nationally. the same poll reflects a four day rolling average showed romney head by a point on thursday. >> in florida thousands of people waited in lines around state to vote by absentee ballot. some people waited three to four hours. this process allows voters to request ballots or retu
. david? >> reporter: no big surprise there, diane, where you find us tonight, right here in columbus, ohio. take a look here to give you an idea where we are inside a hangar at the airport packed with thousands of romney fans on the eve of the election. as we traveled across ohio today voters know how high the stakes are here in the buckeye state. on the eve of election, a rare quiet moment between mitt romney and his longest running mate, his wife. captured by mitt's body man, as they call him, on the campaign before they greeted a crowd of thousands in virginia. >> are we going to be neighbors soon? [ cheers ] >> reporter: then the crowd with its own election eve countdown. the frenetic push to the finish. romney starting in florida then virginia, tonight here in ohio. but in these final days, romney and both his running mates making it clear the states they need tomorrow. >> the battleground of the battlegrounds. >> is ohio going to do it for us? >> all: yes. >> your state is the one i'm counting on. >> reporter: this image of romney on the campaign plane today, a senior adviser t
is ohio. he and mitt romney in columbus today. the president will finish up tonight in iowa. he started his first campaign four years ago. >> we know we've got more work to do. >> for mitt romney it's a win in florida, virginia and ohio. he needs to sweep all three. he will finish up tomorrow, watching returns in boston. >> do you want real change? >> president obama will be here in chicago tomorrow night workers preparing a hall that will hold as many as 18,000. four years ago we were in grant park. >> big stage said up. >> marty williams flew out hoping to see another quarter million people celebrating in grant park. >> it's cold. if i'd he i'd be prepared to watch him on election night win for a second time. >> fargo and williams don't have tickets to the event and have been reserved for donors and volunteers. like people manning this phone bank. among them, resident and staffer turned advisor. >> you can see energy here and people that are invested here. and so i don't think anything is being taken for granted. i came out from california about a week ago. you can see people getting
pulling into this columbus, ohio, hangar and soon after we were all back on the plane. we're headed to new hampshire. headed to new hampshire where his candidacy began for a rally lasting past midnight. >> this is where our campaign began. you got it started a year and a half ago. >> reporter: we were standing right there as he worked his last rope line as a candidate but now to us for that giant bear hug. if anyone is revealing the rigors, it is ann overcome last night by the support. >> i'm so moved. so emotional to have this kind of reception from ohio, a state that is going to make the next president of the united states. [ cheers ] >> reporter: in the final hours romney is sticking to his playbook. >> it's all coming together today. >> reporter: all about the economy, pushing his vision of lower taxes and working on his ipad on tonight's speech and one more stop, pennsylvania, once considered a long shot now they believe within reach and unexpected moment in pittsburgh, a parking garage filled with supporters. the governor with his hand to his heart and a wave telling abc news afterwa
pictures by tomorrow. >> all right. ginger zee on a very festive columbus avenue right here in new york tonight. ginger, thank you. >>> to other news this evening and to that political bombshell. a well-known congressman resigning today. jesse jackson, jr. after months of federal investigations, medical treatments and then a win on election day, today, an unexpected turn. here's abc's sharyn alfonsi tonight. >> reporter: once a political rising star, jesse jackson, jr. today called it quits, sending in a letter of resignation to house speaker john boehner. he wrote, "over the past several months as my health has deteriorated, my ability to serve the constituents of my district has continued to diminish." the drama around jackson began this summer when the congressman disappeared for weeks. the public, even members of his staff, didn't know where he was. finally, in late july, the mayo clinic revealed jackson was being treated there for what was later diagnosed as bipolar disorder and depression. his famous father uncharacteristically quiet about the matter. >> the fact is, the congressm
to the tod on new library. they are going to be there at 11:00. ceremony is taking place at columbus and lombard. they will celebrate from performance beach blanket babylon. construction of the new branch is funded by $106 million voter approved bond measure. >> terry: new this morning, san mateo city council on monday will consider three options for regulating noisy leaf blowers, there is a ban on blowers to a ban on the noisy ones and heighten the existing ordinance. right now they are ban order sundays and health. >> coming up the underwhelming response to apple's ipad mini a popular product. find out what happens when you drop one. let's take a live look outside from rooftop down at the studios. near the embarcadero where you can see treasure island and bay bridge. you can see clouds but sunshine and maybe record heat on the way. lisa has the details comin [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents fabulous but...when i add chicken, barbecue sauce... and cheese...and roll it up woo-wee! i've made a barbecue chicken crescent chow down. pillsbury crescents. let the making begin. here
. president obama and mitt romney will both be in columbus, today. the state has chosen the winner the last 12 presidential elections. yesterday the president was in florida, romney was in pennsylvania. >> if there is anyone who wonders whether better jobs and paychecks are a thing of the past. i have a clear and unequivocal message, with the right leadership america is about to come roaring back. >> the president: it is a choice between a return to the top down policies that crashed our economy or the strong growing middle class-based policies that are getting us out of a crisis. >> reporter: the race is as close as it gets. newest poll shows president obama with just a one point lead over mitt romney. a poll from politico shows the two in a dead heat with 48% each. at least 30 million people have already voted in 34 states, in person or by mail, no votes will be counted until tomorrow. >> stay with abc7 news for complete election results tomorrow, we will be live throughout the evening with updates, real-time results on abc7news.com the moment the polls close at 8:00, live updates all night
were two counties, cuyahoga which includes cleveland and also franklin county which includes columbus, ohio, where i am where he racked up large margins and also racking up large margins but thele vote count was down by a total of 50,000 or more. if you figure that the president would get about 60% of those votes, that say lot of votes he is not getting that he otherwise had gotten four years ago, so right now we're looking at a very tight race basically tied with about 30% of the vote still to go. i should note that hamilton county, that key county in the southwestern part of the state, right now the president is doing very well there with early results in, but there's still a lot more votes to be counted down there in hamilton county, george. >> so bring us up to date now, george, on the electoral votes then take us to florida. let's keep -- >> we see the electoral votes in so far, 244 for president obama, 203 for governor romney. that means that president obama needs 26 more electoral votes to get to 270. obviously 67 for governor romney. florida key to all that, that's got 29 elec
this morning. let's look at what it has let in new york city. a live picture that is the columbus circle area to the right is central park there is traffic buses are moving the snow on the sidewalks, what you can't see is how windy it still feels, how blustery and cold it is normally something like this would be no big deal but this is after superstorm sandy. the falling temperatures are adding to the problems for those who already lost heat and electricity because of sandy. new jersey issued mandatory evacuation order for several coastline communities. >> cops are knocking on doors telling us we to evacuate immediately. they are expecting another surge of water and they want everybody out of the houses. >> we may face a setback in the next 24 hours. you need to be prepared for that. i'm prepared for that. >> a lot of people still without power, more have jut lost power people shivering in the cold some out of their homes from sandy drivers dealing with icy roads, closed highways on top of gas shortages and adjusted mass transit. >>> nor'easter is affecting travel here. 11 flights scheduled t
and neck. witnesses say two men were arguing on the sidewalk on jackson street near columbus avenue around 6:15. one of the men pulled out a knife. the victim was conscious when he was taken away in an ambulance. still to come, black friday is passe. now it is on to cyber monday as millions head on-line. and a dramatic underwater rescue. how divers saved this gentle giant's life. and the questions surrounding a college with cal puss nationwide. the abc news investigation into the admi >>> the holiday week -- weekend is wrapping up, but retailers are ready for another shopping on slot. 247 million americans shopped this thanksgiving weekend. that's up 9% from last year. now the holiday shopping frenzy is moving from brick and mortar stores to the internet. lilian kim is live as we close in on cyber monday. hi, lilian. >> ama, union square has been a popular spot these past few days, but for shoppers it is now finding deals on-line. people went shopping in record numbers. total spending this thanksgiving weekend reached just over $59 billion. up almost 13% from last year. next up, cyber mond
two men were arguing on the sidewalk on jackson street near columbus avenue around 6:15. one of the men pulled out a knife. the victim was conscious when he was taken away in an ambulance. still to come, black friday is passe. now it is on to cyber monday as millions head on-line. and a dramatic underwater rescue. how divers saved this gentle giant's life. and the questions surrounding a college with cal puss nationwide. the abc news investigation into the admi [ female announcer ] now get high speed internet at home on our newly expanded advanced digital network, a connection you can count on. introducing at&t u-verse high speed internet with more speed options, reliability and wi-fi hot spots than ever. go to our website below to get u-verse high speed internet for just 14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. it's all the speed you need all at a great price. our newly expanded advanced digital network gives you more of what you enjoy online. and with at&t, our wireless gateway turns your home into a private wi-fi hot spot that connects your wi-fi device
:00 ceremony at columbus and lombard. northeast residents will celebrate the new library project with performers and other musical entertainment. construction of the new branch library in north beach is funded by a $106 million voter-approved bond measure. furniture and equipment will come from the fundraising efforts by friends of the san francisco public library. >>> new this morning the san mateo city council will consider three option for regulating noisy leaf blowers on monday. it ranges from a complete ban on blowers to a ban on those blowers who exceed only 65 decibels. right now leaf blowers or band on sundays and holidays and must be used on low speed the rest of the time. coming up, the underwhelming response to apple's eye pad mini. a popular product that may not be worth waiting in line for. fine out what happens when you drop one. right now a live look at the top of mount tam. we have a clear morning. the moon out and temperatures are going to be getting up into record territory. but then there's the other side of the coin and [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents
at columbus and lombard. north beach residents will celebrate the new library project with performers and other musical entertainment. construction of the new branch library in north beach is funded by a $106 million voter-approved bond measure. furniture and equipment will come from the fundraising efforts by friends of the san francisco public library. >>> new this morning the san mateo city council will consider three options for regulating noisy leaf blowers on monday. it ranges from a complete ban on blowers to a ban on those blowers that exceed 65 decibels. right now leaf blowers or band on sundays and holidays and must be used on low speed the rest of the time. coming up, the underwhelming response to apple ipad's mini. a popular product that may not be worth waiting in line for. find out what happens when you drop one. >> a live look out. today is going to be remarkable and so is tomorrow but, you know, nothing lasts forever. a big change coming. >> you are looking at a live picture anywhere you go in the bay area today. you can get to the 60s, the 70s, the 80s are coming and
north beach branch library. city officials will be on hand for the 11:00 ceremony at columbus and lombard. entertainment will be provided by beach blanket babylon. it's funded by $106 million voter aproved bond measure. >> new, the council will consider three on options. it ranges from a ban on blowers to ban on those loud blowers but to heighten. leach blowers are banned and must be on low speed the rest of the time. >> lisa: starting out nice and mellow. vollmer peak. we are looking at higher clouds making for a beautiful sunrise. sun came up and don't forget to set your clock back. plenty of 50s out there. we are warmer than we were yesterday in most areas. 54 in oakland. 54 in san francisco and narrow range of highs today, but we're all going to warm up a little bit to above average readings. big ridge of high pressure that builds throughout the day today to bring warmer conditions today. more 70s and 60s, records are likely monday and tuesday. 68 downtown, 72 in oakland today. >> terry: in the news this saturday morning, menlo park police investigate a drive-by shooting.
the stakes are outsized, too. shooting on my iphone, as the campaign plane pulled into columbus. >> we're going to do such an amazing thing on tuesday, aren't we? >> reporter: romney arguing he'll get started on day one. >> i'm not going to waste any time complaining about my predecessor. >> reporter: back to the plane. we're getting on the plane now to new hampshire the rally there right before midnight tonight. and while we were in the air with the governor, his interview on "monday night football." and a tough question. he's from michigan. but the governor is from massachusetts. lions or patriots? >> well, it is the new england patriots. and i take personal full responsibility for their two super bowl wins. >> reporter: 9:54, we landed in manchester, new hampshire, mitt and ann romney getting off the plane in a state where they have their summer home. waiting for them, thousands. kid rock. >> election eve. one more concert from kid rock for mitt romney. >> reporter: then their final pitch. >> i have loved hearing the voices of the women that i've heard all across the country. >> you
, now, with jack hanna, director emeritus at the columbus zoo, host of "jack hanna's wild countdown." and he's brought along some very active fellas, obviously. >> these are lions. these aren't people's pets. going back to africa about 1978, this animal has decreased 80% in the wild. 80%. the animal, like rabbits, is almost gone. >> how old? >> a little baby lion. >> almost nine weeks. >> that's remarkable, the claws. >> they can have six or seven cubs at a time. they can be heard about five miles away when they roar. >> this one making a little coughing noise. early, he makes a little hacking sound. >> they learn all this stuff when they grow up. >> can we touch? is that going to be okay? >> it looks real nice to people at home. but the american zoo and aquarium association, a lot of the animals, from breeding zones. this could end up in the columbus zoo. >> it is a beautiful, beautiful -- >> aren't they something? >> yeah. >> they really are. >> who else do we have? >> you manage to do this, still, after 30 years of being here, bringing animals i never heard of before. this is a c
. >> reporter: good morning from a barn outside columbus, george. the jobs report appears relatively good news, 171,000 jobs created in the month of october. and the previous two months had upward revisions of # 4,000. employment ticks up to 7.9% but only because of more people look for work, this jobs report comes as this election comes down to the wire. stumping for votes, the candidates leave no stone unturned. as they make their closing arguments. in virginia, neck and neck and romney was heckled. >> what about the climate? that's what caused the storm. >> reporter: he did some heckling of his own against the president. >> the president said he was going to consider putting in place a secretary of business. i don't think that what we need is another government bureaucrat that supposedly knows something about job creation. i think it would be helpful to have a president that actually understands job creation. >> reporter: as the president did in green bay, vegas, and boulder. fresh from hurricane sandy, he talked unity. >> there's no democrats or republicans during a storm. just fellow amer
ron claiborne wants to weigh in. he's in ohio, he's in columbus right now and you are there at the secretary of state's office and we know every single vote, every polling place is being watched tonight, ron. >> reporter: they're being watched very closely and, diane, 1.6, 1.8 million voters actually voted early either by absentee ballots or in person going to early voting stations. those will be the first votes counted. we start to get those in about 20, maybe 30 minutes from now. we will get an indication, for example, if there is a high turnout in those early voting areas around cleveland. that would be very favorable to president obama. and meanwhile, as you were saying, the auto bailout has figured prominently in this state something like one in eight jobs are involved in the auto industry and the obama campaign was able to really bludgeon mitt romney with that issue in recent days in a way magnifying romney's attack line saying that those jeeps would be built in china. the response was so overwhelming by the obama administration and auto executives it may hav
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